Gulfferich, Hermann. (1553). Modelbuch new aller art nehens und stickens. Jetzundt wider mit viel schoenen moedelen unnd stahlen, allen steinmetzen, schreinern, seidenstickern und nederinnen, sehr nuetzlich und luestig zugericht. Frankfurt am Main: Hermann Gülfferich.
Illustrated title page, 76 pages of designs, and printer's mark on last page.
Dimensions: Overall: 6 7/8 x 4 15/16 in. (17.5 x 12.5 cm) MET Accession Number: 23.40
Available at: https://www.metmuseum.org/art/collection/search/351266 Identified as Open Access, CC0, by The Metropolitan Museum of Art (New York, New York).
Related to the series: 1. Charted Embroidery Patterns of the Renaissance 2. Early Modern Embroidery and Lace Pattern Books
December 11, 2019 Subject:
hard to imagine making a book in 1553. Like what did they use for pens? how did they get paper? Ink? there was no staples or anything. I guess they had to make all that. THEN draw out out and design some amazing patterns. Astonishing